Abingdon in Washington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Kings Mountain
South Carolina – 7 Oct 1780
Virginia Militia Killed or Mortally Wounded in Battle. Captain: William Edmiston; Lieutenants: William Blackburn, Rees Bowen, Robert Edmiston, Sr. and Thomas McCulloch; Ensigns: John Beattie, James Corry, Nathaniel Dryden, Andrew Edmiston, Richard Gist, James Laird, Humberson Lyon, and James Phillips; Privates: William Flower, Henry Henniger. and Elisha Pepper
Erected 2007 by their grateful descendants. Special Recognition Bevin’s Crane Service, Burk’s Truck and Equip., Faris Construction, Glade Stone Plant, Historical Society of Washington County, General Wm. Campbell Chapter, National Society
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 36° 42.25′ N, 81° 59.672′ W. Marker is in Abingdon, Virginia, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from Colonial Road SW east of Reedy Creek Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Abingdon VA 24210, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Revolutionary War Muster Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); King's Mountain Men (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate General John Hunt Morgan (approx. ¾ mile away); Sinking Spring Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Boyhood Home of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston (approx. one mile away); Abingdon in the Civil War (approx. one mile away); The Minutemen (approx. one mile away); POW★MIA (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abingdon.
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